Community Profiles

Student Abe King Joins with Library Co-Workers in Aftermath of Tsunami

Shortly after a deadly tsunami hit American Samoa on Sept. 29, 2009, SLIS student Abe King and his library co-workers went out to help with relief efforts in one of the best ways they could — by reading.

Student Claudia Peters Pursues MLIS While Living in Europe

Peters chose SLIS because “the online courses give students a lot of flexibility to coordinate school, work, and family life, and students can live anywhere,” Peters said. “That flexibility is very important to me.”

Student Lauren Turpin Is Earning her MLIS Degree While Living in Korea

An online MLIS program is the perfect fit for Lauren Turpin, who lives in Korea. Turpin was excited to enroll last year in the MLIS program offered by SLIS.

Overseas Student Miriam Vriend Prepares to Work as a Librarian in an International School

A 15-hour time difference between Hong Kong and San José is not an obstacle for Miriam Vriend and her quest to earn her MLIS while living overseas.